Wednesday 15th March 2006
Novotel London West, UK

Presented by ScienceCareers.org

  • Tools for Researchers is part of the exhibition programme at Drug Discovery Technology Europe 2006.

  • To attend, register online for a free Science Careers exhibition pass, visit: www.drugdisc.com/europe

Workshop Programme

9.30 - Registration and exhibit viewing

Session A:
Bridging the Academia-Industry Divide

10.30 - Panel presentations:
What is the industry environment and career path like for a postdoctoral researcher? How do you tailor your application when applying for industry versus academic research posts? What are the skills these two contrasting employers look for? How do you succeed at an interview in industry? Join us for a thought-provoking insight into a career in Industry from the people making the decisions - your future employers.

11.30 - Q’s and A’s, interactive networking session with panel

12.40 - Lunch and exhibit viewing

Session B:
Alternative Industry Careers

14.10 - Panel presentations
So, you've got your PhD but what if now you don't want to work in a research role in industry or academia. Many doctorate-qualified scientists make the move away from research either through choice or as a consequence of permanent posts being scarce. Join us for a look into the plethora of alternative careers on offer in industry.

15.10 - Q’s and A’s, interactive networking session with panel

16.00 - Networking break and exhibit viewing

Session C:
Research in Industry - Personal Perspectives

16:20 - Panel presentations
Join us for first hand perspectives from PhD qualified and postdoctoral scientists who have made a recent move into Industry. Gain an insight into their working environment, how they made the transition and what their day to day job involves.

17:10 - Q’s and A’s, interactive networking session with panel

17.30 - Workshop adjourns

  • Tools for Researchers is part of the exhibition programme at Drug Discovery Technology Europe 2006.

  • To attend, register online for a free Science Careers exhibition pass, visit: www.drugdisc.com/europe

For enquiries and more information contact: ssharma@science-int.co.uk